Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 22:08:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 22:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 02' ||South|
|Longitude: ||137° 14' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.98 meters/second, 1533.5 km/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 24.1"||15.88 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.15 mi||south||15.88 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 10.9"||952.67 mi||west||0° 07' 59.3"||9.16 mi||south||952.38 mi|
|24 hours||14° 32' 11.6"||961.50 mi||east||2° 36' 04.4"||178.92 mi||south||971.09 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Tue 1:08 PM||716 km||445 miles||386 nm|| SSE|
|Taiohae||Tue 12:38 PM||923 km||573 miles||498 nm|| NNW|
|Adamstown||Tue 2:08 PM||1157 km||719 miles||624 nm|| SE|
|Papeete||Tue 12:08 PM||1313 km||816 miles||709 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Tue 12:08 PM||2415 km||1501 miles||1304 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Wed 12:08 PM||3041 km||1889 miles||1642 nm|| NW|
|Easter Island *||Tue 5:08 PM||3078 km||1912 miles||1662 nm|| ESE|
|Alofi||Tue 11:08 AM||3463 km||2152 miles||1870 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Wed 12:08 PM||3720 km||2311 miles||2008 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Wed 11:08 AM||3776 km||2347 miles||2039 nm|| W|
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